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Accessing the Forecasting Report

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers and administrators learn how to access the Forecasting Report for use prior to the state assessment.


Introducing the Forecasting Report

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers review the data in the Forecasting Report and learn how to use this data to support intervention prior to the state assessment.


Using the Content Preview E-mail

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn how to access the Content Preview e-mail and how to use it in lesson planning.


The Power of One: Targeted Instruction (Sept.)
Format:  
Time: On-site – 3 hours; Virtual Classroom – 90 minutes

Once teachers and students have started using the Achieve3000 program, teachers learn about the instructional tools embedded within the product – such as the Curriculum Key – to help increase student gains. Participants learn to use key reports that provide data that enables them to target the instructional needs of students.


The Difference is Data: Informed Decisions in the Classroom (Sept.)

Format:
Time: 3 hours


A hands-on analysis of the data for a particular classroom. The analysis will help teachers identify strengths and weaknesses and plan targeted interventions. Participants will also take an in-depth look at the administrative tools that support individualized instruction.


Engage and Motivate Your KidBiz3000 Students (Jan.’11)
Format:  
Time: On-site – 3 hours; Virtual Classroom – 90 minutes

The Achieve3000 programs are designed to motivate and encourage elementary school students to read more and engage with text in ways that strengthen their comprehension and vocabulary skills. Teachers discover ways to use the powerful motivational tools within the system as well as how to create a classroom environment that facilitates this enthusiasm for reading at both an individual and class level.


Engage and Motivate Your Adolescent Students (Jan.’11)
Format:  
Time: On-site – 3 hours; Virtual Classroom – 90 minutes

The Achieve3000 programs are designed to motivate and encourage middle school and high school students to read more and engage with text in ways that strengthen their comprehension and vocabulary skills. Teachers discover ways to use the powerful motivational tools within the system as well as how to create a classroom environment that facilitates this enthusiasm for reading at both an individual and class level.


How to Use Search

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers can use this interactive tutorial to learn how to use the Search tool to find articles that align to their core curriculum and instructional strategies needs. Participants learn how to find articles to help address specific standards and motivate students by meeting their specific interests.


How to Monitor Classroom Usage (Nov.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn to monitor and analyze data from the Achive3000 reports to help ensure that students are achieving the maximum benefits from the program.


How to Score Student Work (Nov.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn how to use the reports to check students’ work. Participants explore best practices for scoring the different types of work in the program.


Every Student CAN: Your Special Education Students in Achieve3000 (Oct.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

Meeting the unique needs of Special Education students is a high priority in the Achieve3000 programs. Our differentiated learning experience helps provide equity for all of students. In this workshop teachers learn additional techniques that can be used to address different modalities of learning and various individual student goals and how to use reports to monitor progress.


Propelling Your English Language Learners (Nov.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

Meeting the challenge of English Language Learners has never been easier than it is now with the support of Achieve3000. Teachers learn to use our program to assist students from newcomers to transitional students. Participants experience strategies to enrich English Language Learners’ oral language skills and broaden their background knowledge using our program.


When Do I Adjust A Student’s Reading Level? (Nov.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn when it is appropriate to adjust the level of the reading material a student is receiving in the Achieve3000 program. Participants walk through the steps on how to make those adjustments.


Introduction to the Curriculum Key

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn the best practices available through this powerful tool. Participants explore ways to use the Curriculum Key to enrich and extend the learning experience with students for each daily article.


Using Achieve3000 E-mail: Basic Features

Format:
Time: self-paced

Teachers learn to use the basic features of the Achieve3000 e-mail system to turn student-to-student e-mail off and on, reply to student e-mails, access and review potentially inappropriate student e-mails, create thoughtful e-mail questions with assignments, and add attachments to e-mails.


How to Increase Your First-Try Scores (Oct.)

Format:
Time: self-paced

An Achieve3000 Implementation Manager models how to increase first-try scores by reading carefully when reading the article and when answering the multiple choice questions. Modeling includes how to eliminate distractors and how to refer to the article.


1on1: Program Administration

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

Teachers receive individualized support in understanding and implementing product features and functionality with a focus on best practices.


1on1: Analyzing Reports

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

Teachers learn which Achieve3000 report can help identify student challenges. Teachers analyze that data to address specific instructional goals.


1on1: The Five Steps: Resources & Your Students’ Needs

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

Teachers learn how to customize the Five-Step Literacy Routine to meet their students’ specific needs. Teachers also learn how to determine the best implementation model to meet the needs of the classroom and schedule and explore how to implement the use of centers, small groups, and more.


1on1: Differentiating for Special Needs Students

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

Teachers learn adaptations to the Five-Step Literacy Routine that increase the engagement and achievement of special needs students. Participants learn how to use the program to meet specific learning objectives and focus areas using the different modalities.


1on1: Achieve3000 Strategies for English Language Learners

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

Teachers learn some of the activities and general tips that can be used throughout the curriculum.


Focus On: Writing a Dynamic Thought Question

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

An Achieve3000 Implementation Manager models for teachers how to scaffold instructional approaches to writing using the Thought Question and customized rubrics. Participants learn best practices for introducing rubrics to students, modeling tips, and ways to have students evaluate other students’ writing.


Using the Thought Question & Rubrics Effectively
Format:
Time: 90 minutes

Teachers learn how to scaffold their instructional approach to writing using the Thought Question and customized rubrics. Participants learn best practices for introducing rubrics to students, modeling tips, and ways to have students evaluate other students’ writing.


Focus On: Motivate! Motivate! Motivate!

Format:
Time: 45-60 minutes

An Achieve3000 Implementation Manager models methods of motivating students to do their best on KidBiz3000/TeenBiz3000/Empower3000. Teachers learn key best practices for recognizing students for implementing and increasing their usage of and/or performance in the program.


Creatively Use Interactive Whiteboards with Achieve3000 (Nov.)

Format:
Time: 15 minutes

An Achieve3000 Implementation Manager models how to use a Smartboard for direct instruction with the Achieve3000 articles. The experience will demonstrate how to make the whole-group or small-group session an interactive learning experience with digital text.